Safitri Yanti Baharuddin

Local Stakeholder Engagement Specialist


Safitri Yanti Baharuddin has over 12 years of experience in the non-profit sector, including in project liaison, project and budget management, livelihood, economic and community development, and communications. Safitri has worked on programme for Aus-DFAT, JICA, DFATD, MCC-MCA, and Kalla Foundation, among others, through the CARDI, JICA, UNIDO, Oxfam, IOM, and Cowater in Ambon and Makassar. She has significant experience in grant management, building relationships with partners and government, and monitoring and evaluation activities.

Fitri is originally from Ambon and after 8 years out of Maluku she has made her way back with renewed energy and much skill and experience to support the development of the area’s renewable energy with the NZMATES Team. Fitri holds a bachelor degree of Economics from Pattimura University and a Master of Professional Business Studies from Auckland University of Technology. Fitri is fluent in Bahasa Ambon, Bahasa Indonesia, and English.

As NZMATES’ Local Stakeholder Engagement Specialist Fitri is responsible for engagement with key Indonesian partners, building and maintaining relationships and partnerships, as well as providing an understanding of local regulatory and political context, and leading communications activities to foster collaboration with entities in Maluku and Indonesia.